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Saturday 18 March 1944

1944-03-18

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Falcon Out West, directed by William Clemens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Falcon Out West

Directed by: William Clemens

Starring: Tom Conway, Carole Gallagher, Barbara Hale

Country: United States

The Curse of the Cat People

Directed by: Gunther V. Fritsch

Starring: Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Jane Randolph

Country: United States

Passage to Marseille

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, Michle Morgan

Country: United States

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The Uninvited

Directed by: Lewis Allen

Starring: Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Captain America

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Mr. Jones and His Neighbors

Starring: Yul Brynner

Country: United States

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 March 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Edward (d.978)
  • Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
  • Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
  • Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
  • Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jacques Secretin: French table tennis champion who won a gold in the mixed doubles event of the World Championship in 1977.
  • Enrico Rovelli: Italian comedian and musical manager of rock star Vasco Rossi.
  • Amnon Lipkin-Shahak: Israeli general and politician 22nd Transportation Minister of Israel (d. 2012).
  • Frank McRae: American actor and an American football player.
  • Dick Smith: Australian publisher and businessman founded Dick Smith Electronics and Australian Geographic.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Nazi Germany occupies Hungary
  • 2,500 women trample guards and floorwalkers to purchase 1,500 alarm clocks announced for sale in a Chicago, Illinois department store.
  • The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Italy kills 26 and causes thousands to flee their homes.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1944 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. It's Love-Love-Love - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1944?

  • Life: Prep school prom
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Thomas Connally -- Mar. 13, 1944
  • Life: Admiral Nimitz

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Strange Fruit

By: Lillian Smith

When it was first published in 1944, this novel sparked immediate controversy and became a huge bestseller. It captured with devastating accuracy the deep-seated racial conflicts of a tightly knit southern town.

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By: Betty Smith

The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and ...

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Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...

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